Monday, January 5, 2009

100 THINGS ...

This is a little something I found on Sophia's blog this morning - thought I'd adapt it to suit me (ie. what I would like to do and to make it more personal to us here in SA) ... the idea is to highlight those items you have already done ... so here is what I've come up with ...

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii (does the Comores count?)
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Gold Reef City
8. Held a praying mantis
9. Climbed a mountain (does going up Table Mountain in a Cable Car count???)
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child (so not going to happen for me ...)
16. Had food poisoning AND alcohol poisoning too ...
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you're not ill - hell yeah!!!
24. Built a snowman
25. Held a newborn lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping (almost - chickened out at the last minute ... tee hee)
27. Run a marathon (never .... ever .... ever ....)
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Played a game of Rugby
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Vic Falls in person (no, but have seen Howick Falls???)
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (well, kind of - I have driven through the Free State and many other places in SA ...)
35. Seen an Amish community (not sure that there are any in SA - I have seen a hillbilly community here - for real ... scary ...)
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelos David
41. Sung karaoke
42. Been in a motor car accident
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited a central African country
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
52. Walked in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business
58. Taken a martial arts class (do taebo classes count??)
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen (starting a soup kitchen in my area this year ...)
61. Sold raffle tickets for School Fundraising
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp (now why would I want to do this??? - way too sad ...)
67. Bounced a cheque (never owned a Cheque Book ... otherwise I probably would have ... tee hee ..)
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited Robben Island
71. Eaten Caviar (no, but I have eaten Mopani Worms - ewwwww ...)
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Nelson Mandela Square
74. Gotten hopelessly, desperately lost
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen Table Mountain in person
80. Published in a magazine
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (not going to happen ... although, as I child I recall the slaughter of a sheep on my Grandfather's farm - horrid ...)
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone's life
90. Sat on a jury (would love to but have no jury system in SA)
91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
95. Visited Pilgrim's Rest
96. Swam in the Atlantic and the Indian Oceans
97. Been involved in a law suit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Read an entire book in one day

Well, that was fun ...

Have a fantastic day!!



Sophia said...

Great reading yours...

Cathy said...

I've seen this on a few blogs now... like how you've adapted it for SA... think it's about time I put one on my blog too!